Rio Olympics 2016: Qais Ashfaq is fifth British boxer out after losing to Thailand's Chatchai Butdee

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Ashfaq loses to become fifth GB boxer out

Bantamweight Qais Ashfaq became the fifth British boxer to exit the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after being beaten by Thailand's Chatchai Butdee.

The 23-year-old Yorkshireman, who won silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, lost every round on all the judges' cards in a below-par performance.

Reigning Asian Games champion Butdee, 31, floored Ashfaq with a jolting left hand midway through the second round.

"I know I am well capable of beating guys like that," said Ashfaq.

"But I'm a strong believer that what is meant to be will be and it wasn't my night.

"I just wasn't myself. But on the night I was beaten by the better kid.

"I'm in the best shape of my life. I guess he's a lot older than me, he's been to three Olympics and that maybe helped him."

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